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Hurricane Florence makes landfall

Thousands without power, hundreds in need of rescue, several people dead as storm churns in.

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Mac Miller death: Ariana Grande pays tribute to ex-boyfriend

The singer described him as her “dearest friend” and the “kindest, sweetest soul”.

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The West needs to watch Russia and China's military partnership

The West needs to watch Russia and China’s military partnership  CNN The Chinese military has a big and glaring weakness, and it’s turning to Russia to fix it during massive war games  Business Insider Putin’s war games send signal to West, but Russia-China alliance unlikely  Yahoo News Full coverage

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Russians Planned Attack on Lab Testing Salisbury Nerve Agent, Swiss Say

Russians Planned Attack on Lab Testing Salisbury Nerve Agent, Swiss Say  New York Times Skripal case: Russian ‘spies’ targeted Swiss chemical weapons lab  BBC News Swiss Intelligence Helped Foil Alleged Russian Plot to Spy on Government Lab  U.S. News & World Report Russische Spione auf dem Weg ins Berner Oberland verhaftet  Tages-Anzeiger Online Russian spies detained in The Hague […]

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Federal prosecutors weigh charges against Democratic powerbroker in Manafort-linked probe

Federal prosecutors weigh charges against Democratic powerbroker in Manafort-linked probe  CNN ‘Bada bing bada boom’: Paul Manafort’s attempt to smear a jailed Ukrainian politician  Washington Post Manafort’s pro-Ukraine lobbying campaign reached Obama, Biden  Politico Paul Manafort’s Plea Deal Could Be Bad News For A Bunch Of Washington Operatives  HuffPost Full coverage

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Nicaragua crisis: The people caught in the middle

What do Nicaraguans make of the country’s unrest which has left hundreds of people dead?

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Week in pictures: 8 – 14 September 2018

A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

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Isaac fading, but its future is still "cloudy"

Isaac fading, but its future is still “cloudy”  Sun Sentinel Tropical storms Joyce, Helene, and Isaac: What Texas and the Gulf coast should know  Chron.com Full coverage

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Maria's death toll climbed long after rain stopped

Maria’s death toll climbed long after rain stopped  Washington Post Trump stands by tweets questioning Puerto Rico death toll: ‘NO WAY’  The Hill Donald Trump Continues Puerto Rico Rant As Five Confirmed Dead In Hurricane Florence  Yahoo News September 13, 2018 – Twitter  Twitter What Donald Trump Fails to Recognize About Hurricanes—and Leadership  The New Yorker Full coverage

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